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Six Obermayer Attorneys Selected For Inclusion In The Best Lawyers In America ® 2013

PHILADELPHIA, PA—September 7, 2012--Six attorneys from Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2013 (copyright 2012 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.). Obermayer’s attorneys selected for inclusion are: Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Right...

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Michael E. Bertin Named To Ten Leaders in Divorce Law

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - July 3, 2012 - Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP family law attorney, Michael E. Bertin has been selected as one of the Greater Philadelphia Region's Ten Leaders in Divorce Law, Age 45 & Under, by the Ten Leaders Cooperative. Members of the Ten Leaders are selected after a lengthy research of the marketpl...

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Attorney Michael E. Bertin to speak at Philadelphia Bar Family Law Section meeting

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania – June 28, 2012–Obermayer’s Family Law partner Michael E. Bertin, will speak to the Family Law Section meeting of the Philadelphia Bar Association regarding proposed rules of civil procedure pertaining to Pennsylvania Child Custody.  The Family Law Section will be held on July 9, 2012.  Bertin ...

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Obermayer Attorneys Named to 2012 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® and 2011 Pennsylvania Rising Stars lists

PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA-–May 29, 2011-Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP is pleased to announce that a number of our attorneys were selected for inclusion in 2012 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers®. In addition, several attorneys were also selected for inclusion in 2012 Pennsylvania Rising Stars -- the top-up-and-coming lawyers in t...

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Obermayer’s Michael Bertin Participates in PA Bar Institute’s Annual Family Law Institute

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania-–May 1, 2012-–Obermayer’s partner Michael E. Bertin, participated in the Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s (PBI) Annual Family Law Institute recently held and webcast live in Philadelphia. Bertin, presented the plenary session and the case law updates for equitable distribution and support. Bertin, a m...

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Obermayer Attorneys Named to 2012 New Jersey Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists

PHILADELPHIA–April 20, 2012-Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP is pleased to announce that Gregory D. Saputelli has been named to the New Jersey Super Lawyers ® list as one of the top attorneys in New Jersey for 2012 and that Shari B. Veisblatt has been named to the New Jersey Rising Stars list as one of the top up-and-coming atto...

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VERBER APPOINTED TO PA SUPREME COURT DOMESTIC RELATIONS PROCEDURAL RULES COMMITTEE

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-April 1, 2012 - Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP attorney, Ann G. Verber, was appointed by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to the Court's Domestic Relations Procedural Rules Committee for a second term. The Pennsylvania Supreme Court Domestic Relations Procedural Rules Committee consists of 10 members who serv...

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Accrual Date Decides If Settlement, Award Are Marital Property

The recent state Supreme Court case Focht v. Focht was welcomed by most family law practitioners with open arms, as it resolves conflicting case law on the issue of whether an award or settlement proceeds from a personal injury claim, lottery winnings or workers' compensation that arose during marriage but received after separation should be consid...

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Robert Whitelaw Speaks at PBA Family Law Program

PHILADELPHIA – January 17, 2012–Attorney Robert I. Whitelaw recently served as a moderator, speaker and author of "Hot Tips on Ethical Issues in Family Law" at the Winter Meeting of the Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section program. Whitelaw, managing partner of Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP and chair of the fi...

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Superior Court Analyzes Relocation Under New Custody Act

The recent case of E.D. v. M.P. , filed on Nov. 9, is very important for family law attorneys as it is the first reported appellate case pertaining to child custody relocation under the new Child Custody Act. The new Child Custody Act went into effect on Jan. 24. The act revamped child custody law in Pennsylvania by codifying existing case law as ...

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